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Roxboro Road Middle School

Public | 5-7 & ungraded | 974 students

 

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Posted June 21, 2012

This is a wonderful school!! The teachers are very willing to help, many with lots of experience, and they have many sports, clubs, and other activities. Good gifted program, good extra bonuses ( Large library and courtyard, quality auditorium, well organized) . Strongly recommend!


Posted January 21, 2010

This school is so awesome and there is so much to do here!
—Submitted by a student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

268 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

272 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
55%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

313 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

312 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

315 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

314 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students14%
Female15%
Male13%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracial14%
Native Americann/a
White16%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities0%
General population16%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%

Math

All Students14%
Female14%
Male13%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic9%
Multiracial14%
Native Americann/a
White14%
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantaged22%
Students with disabilities3%
General population15%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant14%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students26%
Female32%
Male22%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracial14%
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities5%
General population29%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English27%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%

Math

All Students30%
Female35%
Male27%
African American17%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracial21%
Native Americann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities5%
General population34%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant30%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students24%
Female28%
Male19%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracial17%
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Students with disabilities0%
General population27%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%

Math

All Students21%
Female23%
Male18%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracial17%
Native Americann/a
White23%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities0%
General population24%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant21%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 86% 48%
Black 2 5% 19%
Two or more races 2 4% 1%
Hispanic 1 3% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 1% 9%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 11%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 145%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 0%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 27%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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300 Bernard St
Syracuse, NY 13211
Phone: (315) 218-3300

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